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athenaeum an institution or society for the promotion of learning. [2 definitions]
Athenian of or pertaining to Athens or its inhabitants, culture, government, or the like (used esp. of classical Athens). [2 definitions]
Athens the capital of Greece in modern and classical times.
atherosclerosis a form of arteriosclerosis in which deposits of fatty nodules collect on the inner walls of arteries, often accompanied by degeneration of the affected areas.
athirst eager, as for knowledge or experience.
athlete a person who participates in sports or other physical activities, often as a competitor. [2 definitions]
athlete's foot a common contagious skin infection characterized by itching and scaling, and caused by fungi that thrive in warm moist places, such as between the toes.
athletic of or pertaining to sports and other physical activities. [3 definitions]
athleticism an athletic quality or capacity, as involved in or required by a particular sport, feat, or the like, or as possessed by a person or animal.
athletics (usu. used with a sing. verb) the study and practice of athletic development. [2 definitions]
at-home a usu. informal reception of visitors and guests at one's home.
athwart crossing at a slant; crosswise. [4 definitions]
-atic of, or of the nature of; characterized by.
atilt at a slant; tilted.
atingle feeling a prickling or tingling sensation, often from excitement.
-ation act; action; process. [2 definitions]
at issue in dispute; being discussed.
-ative causing or tending to cause.
Atlanta the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Atlantic of or pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean. [2 definitions]
Atlantic Ocean an ocean bordered by Europe and Africa on the east and the Americas on the west; Atlantic.